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David Gauke exchequer secretary

Tax avoiders to pay up while HMRC investigates schemes

HMRC is to confiscate disputed taxes while it investigates avoidance schemes, under Treasury plans

27 Jan 2014

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Treasury criticises Hodge over PAC ‘grandstanding’

Treasury warns PAC rhetoric may discourage foreign investment in the UK

24 Jan 2014

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HMRC reviews Bitcoin taxation rate

The rate at which e-currency Bitcoin is taxed is under review

22 Jan 2014

Government in review of non-doms’ dual contracts

Draft legislation drawn up to close tax loophole

17 Jan 2014

Finance Bill changes to affect farming mixed partnerships

Anti-avoidance legislation to be included in the Finance Bill 2014 will affect mixed partnership structures

14 Jan 2014

Cameron offers councils fracking tax boost

Councils will be permitted to keep all the business rates revenue gleaned from shale gas companies

13 Jan 2014

Government to make £200 tax cut per employee

The government is to wipe out up to £2,000 off employer's National Insurance

10 Jan 2014

PAC: Fraud and error tax losses ‘worryingly high’

Public Accounts Committee calls for better quality Whole Government Accounts

12 Dec 2013

Publisher Informa shifts tax base back to UK

Informa re-domiciles in the UK after four years in Switzerland

11 Dec 2013

Practices hit in Finance Bill

Professional services practices hit with tough new proposals aimed at stopping disguised employment of salaried partners

11 Dec 2013

Colin: Little fanfare for Autumn Statement 2013

Colin found little to shout about in this year's Autumn Statement

10 Dec 2013

AS2013: What the practitioners say

A round-up of accountancy's reaction to the chancellor's Autumn Statement

06 Dec 2013

AS2013: Tax reliefs for large films extended

Reliefs to take in regional theatre productions, but video games miss out

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: HMRC to improve systems to cope with information exchanges

HMRC to be given further tools against offshore tax evasion

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: Osborne’s speech largely content-free

The chancellor's speech held very few surprises, nor much content

05 Dec 2013

AS2013: ‘Britain on track’, claims Osborne

A round-up of the Autumn Statement's key points

05 Dec 2013

Osborne should warm to Autumn Statement 'themes'

Accountancy Age looks ahead to the Autumn Statement on 5 December

28 Nov 2013

Bermuda and Montserrat latest in tax information deals

Two more overseas territories sign up to automatic tax information exchanges with the UK

26 Nov 2013

HMRC and Treasury not sure if Gift Aid helps charities

NAO finds neither the Treasury nor HMRC know whether Gift Aid have had a material impact on charities

22 Nov 2013

Tax rebates could drive energy market transformation

Academic calls for tax incentives to encourage consumers to produce their own energy

20 Nov 2013

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ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

Colin imagines KPMG's reaction to losing Diageo audit

Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

Colin speculates on what changes might take place at 30 St Mary Axe under the new Brazilian ownership

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Sage and Netsuite chief executives engage in boisterous Twitter exchange

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